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Introduction to the research process, analysis of research methodologies, use of information technology, ethics, critical evaluation of research papers and the use of statistical analysis in research.
|Paper title||Principles of Research|
|Teaching period||Second Semester (6 July 2020 - 6 November 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$416.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,092.55|
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Convenor: Aidan Leong
- Greenhalgh, T. (2014). How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine. (5th Ed.). John Wiley & Sons: Chichester, UK
- Liamputtong, P. (2012). Qualitative Research Methods. (4th Edition). Oxford University Press, Australia & New Zealand
- Liamputtong, P. (2010) (Ed.). Research Methods in Health: Foundations for evidence-based practice. Oxford University Press, Melbourne
- Peat, J. (2001). Health Science Research. A Handbook of Quantitative Methods. Allen & Unwin, Australia
- Wright-St Clair, V., Reid, D., Shaw, S., Ramsbotham, S. (Eds.). (2014). Evidence-based health practice. Oxford University Press: Australia & New Zealand
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
On completion of this paper the successful student will be able to
- Describe the difference between quantitative and qualitative research
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of different study designs
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the process involved in obtaining ethical approval for research involving human subjects
- Produce a critical analysis of two research papers on a chosen topic